Category Archives: Diversity

“Late Night” Movie Review and Trailer

Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) has had an almost 30 year run as a very successful late night show host, but, for the last 10 years…..ratings have been going down and it is time to change…or leave. Stubborn, an asshole to people, and with a complacent, all-white male, writing staff, her jokes are stale and the show is unimaginative and boring.

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“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” Movie Review and Trailer

Growing up in a small town in Iceland…. Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) wanted to sing in the Eurovision Song Contest since he was a little boy. And his “extremely handsome” father, Erick (Pierce Brosnan), always thought that was a stupid goal. His lifelong friend (Lars thinks she is NOT his sister), Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel McAdams), is the real singing talent,

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“Brian Banks” Movie Review and Trailer

At 16 years old, the world was looking bright for Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge). A star football player, Brian was going to USC to play under Pete Carroll (Matt Battaglia). One day, he and long-time friend, Kennisha Rice (Xosha Roquemore), headed to the school’s make-out place in Building 700. Once there, they just started to make out when a teacher

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“Rocketman” Movie Review and Trailer

As the movie starts, we find Elton John (Taron Egerton), in full regalia, walking into a group therapy session and dominating the session…..telling everyone (including us) about his life. Needless to say the man is seriously fucked up. When he was a kid, his dad was cold and his mom aloof and self centered. His grandmother seemed to be the

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“Just Mercy” Movie Review and Trailer

I thought all this was behind us when I was marching in the 60’s singing “We Shall Overcome”. Well…..50 plus years later…here we are AGAIN in the middle of racist violence, police brutality, and rampant bigotry. WTF. We need to treat EVERYONE like WE want to be treated. Then we need to VOTE the Orange racist idiot out (then eliminate

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“Green Book” Movie Review and Trailer

1962 Dr. Donald Shirley (Mahershala Ali) is an accomplished pianist in a trio that is embarking on a whirlwind, two month, concert tour of high-class establishments in the deep south. Shirley is high-class, single, black, and gay. Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) is a New York Italian bouncer at the Copacabana. He is married to Dolores (Linda Cardinelli). Unemployed while the

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“The Half of It” Movie Review and Trailer

Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis) is painfully shy, but, the smartest student in her high school. And she has a part-time job: Writing essays for many of the students. 🙂 Ellie’s mother died a few years ago, and her father, Edwin (Colin Chou), has been depressed ever since. He has a PhD in Engineering, but, since his English is not the

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“Dumplin” Movie Review and Trailer

Rosie (Jennifer Aniston) was a beauty queen when she was younger, and now runs the Bluebonnet Beauty Pageant in Texas. This work keeps her very busy. Rosie’s daughter, Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), also known as “Dumplin”, grows up with her aunt, Lucy (Hilliary Begley), who instills a love of life and Dolly Parton in Willowdean. When Lucy dies at a very

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